In a series of licensing deals, Turner Classic Movies has snagged rights to more than 43 movies, shorts and documentaries to add to its ever-expanding film library.
Wednesday is the deadline for submitting scientific and technical achievements for consideration for the 74th annual Academy Awards.
Independent Italian producer-distributor CDI, headed by Giovanni Di Clemente, has reached an exclusive deal with market leader Medusa for the latter to handle theatrical release of its lineup…
German film financier MBP Medien is launching a 10 million euro ($8.7 million) fund to finance TV projects from Hollywood producers Fred Weintraub and Tom Kuhn.
MGM has slated Chen Kaige's erotic thriller "Killing Me Softly" for release Jan. 18, the start of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Pic, which stars Heather Graham and Joseph Fiennes, had…
Can Washington, which views Hollywood as a rich enclave with enormous cultural influence -- for better and for worse -- now perceive it as worthy of salvation from foreign encroachment? The answer…
"Legally Blonde" star Reese Witherspoon is negotiating to star for "Ever After" director Andy Tennant in "Sweet Home Alabama," a Touchstone romantic comedy. Her participation hinges on the studio…
Winona Ryder will star opposite Gael Garcia Bernal in "Lily and the Secret Planting," a $5 million pic to be financed by Hart Sharp Entertainment's equity-based True Film Fund. Production is slated…
Bill Mechanic's Pandemonium Films is developing an updated version of 1964 Jerry Lewis comedy "The Patsy." Michael Kalesniko ("Bubble Boy") will pen the script.
Lee Tamahori is in the cross hairs to direct the 20th installment of the James Bond franchise for MGM. Though at least a half dozen A-list shooters vied for the job, Tamahori emerged as the clear…
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